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Will MOOCs Change Campus Teaching?

Will MOOCs Change Campus Teaching? | MOOCs | Scoop.it
In an excerpt from his new e-book, The Chronicle's technology editor shows how MOOCs are raising the profile of teaching in the faculty.
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Making Sense of MOOCs -- A Reading List

Making Sense of MOOCs -- A Reading List | MOOCs | Scoop.it
A few years ago I participated in a fascinating online course.
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Many useful resources, including Wayne's op-ed!

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Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) promise to revolutionize education. What are the opportunities—and risks?

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) promise to revolutionize education. What are the opportunities—and risks? | MOOCs | Scoop.it
Advoctes of MOOCs claim they have the potential to transform higher education by expanding academic access.But it remains to be seen whether this promise can be realized. We asked the WSJ Experts to weigh in.
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Disruptions: As User Interaction on Facebook Drops, Sharing Comes at a Cost

Disruptions: As User Interaction on Facebook Drops, Sharing Comes at a Cost | MOOCs | Scoop.it
It seems as if Facebook is not only promoting paid links on news feeds, but also possibly suppressing the ones that aren’t paid for.
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Is this why our reach is so low?

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UEA to offer first FutureLearn MOOC - University of East Anglia (UEA)

The University of East Anglia's (UEA) online brand leadership course will be the first to go live following today's launch of FutureLearn.com, the first UK-led provider of free, open, online higher education courses.
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From Hilary Appelman - We could just sign our contributions; that's probably the easiest way to do this!

 

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Astonishing MOOC Success More Complicated Than It Seemed, Raising Questions for UW

Astonishing MOOC Success More Complicated Than It Seemed, Raising Questions for UW | MOOCs | Scoop.it
Last fall, an engineering professor at San Jose State University named Khosrow Ghadiri tried something radical in his Introduction to Circuits course. He made a
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“This is the first time in my entire life that I know my students one by one,” the professor says, adding that emails, class preparation and quiz design all required much more time than he ever used to put into a lecture class.

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First there were MOOCs, now come the SPOCs

Small Private Online Courses could change the way brick and mortar classrooms use digital teaching materials.
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Udacity's Sebastian Thrun, Godfather Of Free Online Education, Changes Course

Udacity's Sebastian Thrun, Godfather Of Free Online Education, Changes Course | MOOCs | Scoop.it
He captivated the world with visions of self-driving cars and Google Glass and has signed up 1.6 million students for online classes. So why is he...
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Diving In · Fast Travel to Nowhere

Diving In · Fast Travel to Nowhere | MOOCs | Scoop.it
A blog by Mike Smith
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Need to read this and the NYT article it references

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Report by Faculty Group Questions Savings From MOOCs - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Report by Faculty Group Questions Savings From MOOCs - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | MOOCs | Scoop.it
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Harvard plans to boldly go with 'Spocs'

Harvard plans to boldly go with 'Spocs' | MOOCs | Scoop.it
Harvard develops the next big thing for online learning. Is this the real deal?
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Oy. "Keep up, keep up. If you've only just caught on to the concept of online university courses called Moocs, then you're in danger of falling behind again."

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Online courses don't live up to hype - Caitlin Emma

Online courses don't live up to hype - Caitlin Emma | MOOCs | Scoop.it
Massive open online courses were supposed to revolutionize — and democratize — higher education. But two years since their debut, the initial buzz seems like nothing but hype.
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UMD, Vanderbilt Team Up for a New Wrinkle in MOOCs - The Sacramento Bee

UMD, Vanderbilt Team Up for a New Wrinkle in MOOCs - The Sacramento Bee | MOOCs | Scoop.it
/PRNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland and Vanderbilt University will introduce a significant, new wrinkle in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) next year – a two-part, two-semester collaboration offered through Coursera.
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This is an interesting way to leverage the power of MOOCs. Could be used across Penn State campuses, for example.

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